The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

  • Awake Overnight Counselor, Part-Time, Lanesboro Road Program (Worcester)

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    ID
    2018-2810
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Residential
    Min
    USD $12.26/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. The Worcester Program serves two women who are supported by the North Central DDS Area Office. Individuals served are diagnosed with mild intellectual disabilities and mental health challenges. The focus is expanding current independent living skills and mental health stabilization. It is expected the women will each enjoy various amounts of independent time both at home and in the community. There is a focus on community inclusion/participation.

     

    The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

    Responsibilities

    The overnight staff is responsible for providing a safe, secure environment for the individuals we provide services to. Overnight staff complete basic housekeeping, filing, medication counts, and administer medications. Overnight staff must be able to respond to any issues that may arise during the night. Overnight counselors provide support to individuals who live in the program. 

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in a Social Services related field preferred.
    • Experience and/or internship with intellectually disabled adults.
    • Bilingual English/Spanish and/or bi-cultural preferred.
    • Must be 20 years of age.
    • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
    • First Aid and CPR certified or certifiable.
    • SOLVE (Strategies of Limiting Violent Episodes) certified or certifiable.

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